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the united states to fill to take action against the makers of the film. >>> look at the ruins of the u.s. consulate to breed their covering the floor where a rocket-propelled grenade it ignited a fire that's believe the u.s. ambassador stevens may have died of smoke inhalation in his bedroom he spent a lot of time in the bay area and california graduate and so far 50 libyans of been arrested in connection with the attack. >>> return to the uc professors spend a lot years learning and teaching about the islamic culture >>> we ask if there was more to the investment is the movie. >>> the film was clearly meant to injured in insult muslims in the region and i believe it has had that effect. and the other hand we should remember this feeling that insult has to be seen from moslems in the areas in the context of a long history of american military adventurism he met in the bank recently been ended the war in iraq and ongoing campaign in afghanistan and drones sent into yemen and somali and the muslims in the region the film coming out of the nine states is seen in the context of that ver
in the region the thumb, and of the united states is seen in the context of that very long history of american involvement involvement for many muslims seeing us one that has not been good for the region played something of a sparking on role but it really has to be seen in the context of the broad experience to the united states as a not tripos a force in the region. >>> if we look at the broad picture and number of these demonstrations are breaking out our country is in the severe dictatorship recently had revolutions and how much of this is possibly a frustration being vented over these young people's lot in life with new jobs in the future head start of this team to escape felt going to the united it's going after the estates >>> i think you're right a lot of it has to do with local conditions and think about the country's and other countries to combat of revolutions the chest and egypt or tunisia and other countries that have experienced really severe breakdowns with ongoing complex with many radical groups given the lack of a broader political institutions and that has meant those grou
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have our july 31 board meeting minutes. motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection those are approved. madam clerk, any communications? >> angela calvillo: i have no communications. >> president chiu: could you call our 3 pm special order. >> angela calvillo: first item of business is policy discussion between mayor and linley and board of supervisors. this week representing the even districts, specifically district 4. the mayor may address the board for up to five minutes. the president will recognize the sproofers who will present her question to the mayor, as long as the entire discussion does not exceed five minutes per supervisor. >> president chiu: mr. mayor, welcome back to the board. >> mayor lee: thank you. good afternoon, supervisors, and to the public, thank you again for inviting me here to present answers to your questions.
island development authority to enter into a modification of the cooperative agreement with united states navy to extend the agreement from october 1, 2012 to september 30, 2013. >> president chiu: i understand the director of treasure island is here to make a presentation but i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor kim, to make some opening comments. >> supervisor chuopening. >> supervisor kim: thank you. given the new concerns regarding tida no longer as a redevelopment agency and the city attorney's memo regarding potential increased liability on the city's general fund, we did bring this item to the board of supervisors without recommendation so that colleagues could take additional time to read through the items and to feel comfortable with supporting these items which we actually have been routinely bringing before the board over the last 15 years, i believe. we did also request hearing just because there has been new news potentially radiologically impacted sites on treasure island. of course there have been concerns amongst residents and we want the board to ha
and leadership throughout the middle east that is morphing into this rage against the united states. so i think it is here. .i think from a political point of view, i think this is an area of strength for president obama that they thought could be put away as there was more of a focus on the economy. now, this question of american policy, accusations of american weakness in the middle east, all of those things are in play. and here comes those presidential debates to hash all that out. >> and governor romney has challenged the president's leadership in the middle east after the libya attack, trying to po will i ticipoliticize it. has it gone beyond the debate? >> well, we don't know yet. the reality is that president obama would be perhaps more of the defensive if it were not for governor romney getting so many criticisms for his statements this week criticizing the president even before the facts were not known and in the immediate wake of argue ambassador in libya. >> the republicans are not backing up. some have drawn parallels in the iranian hostage crisis under jimmy carter. is that a fair
the united states government had no involvement. >> reporter: experts say the administration must walk a fine line. >> it is a dangerous political dynamic on the ground that's fuelled by the fact that the arab spring has not quickly found a very clear direction. >> reporter: after initially taking hits for politicizing american deaths in libya, mitt romney softened his tone. >> well, this is politics. i'm not going to worry about the campaign. >> reporter: with romney trailing in polls on the question of foreign policy, running mate paul ryan continues to hammer the president. >> amid all these threats and dangers what we do not see is steady, consistent american leadership. >> reporter: today a close ally added more foreign policy pressure. in an interview to air on "meet the press" benjamin netanyahu the israeli prime minister insists mr. obama get tougher with iran over their nuclear program. >> iran is guided by a leadership with an unbelievable fanaticism. it is the same fanaticism you see stormg the ing the embassie today. do you want them to have nuclear weapons? >> reporter: with less
their violence. thousands of taking to the streets. >> there is no excuse. the united states will not tolerate efforts. their visit until the following region is safer. >> the members of the series of violent attacks against embassies. and consulate premises of nemesis and multiple locations. anti-muslim project that sparked a wave of mob violence across the middle east and may have created the cover for a deadly attack on us diplomats in official told the in libya, calling them patriots who served down their lives for others. >>reporter: some say it was deliberate. >> i was described actions by citizens. >>reporter: there is no believe that it continues to be pre-planned. demonstrations however continue to be ongoing in other areas of the globe. >> tonight the first looked into libya . the ruins, the blood stains smeared on the wall. saying that the tuesday night attack was planned by islamic militants. overwhelming american guards. the first line of defense was easily breached. this man died of smoke inhalation after being separated from his guard in the chaos. and the darkness. today, we s
the way this works is every law enforcement agency in the united states is required to report per a certain set of standards. and that is so you can compare crime in one area against crime in another area. so there's some specific guidelines on how to do that in this document called the uniform crime reporting handbook. this is produced by the f.b.i. we don't have a choice in how we report crime to the state and to the federal government. and so it's important to understand that as we step through that. step through this. so three of the key agencies involved are the california department of justice. that's the state level. the f.b.i. uniform crime reporting, that's the document i just showed you, that's the federal level. and the white house office of management and budget, who is kind of the group that defines how these categories will be established. so if you look at the racial designation by agency, all three of these agencies define race in the the exact same categories, other than the the white house has recently separated native hawaiian or pacific islander. those are two
as i am commander-in-chiefing the united states will not toll rate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> reporter: some say tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate and preplanned attack. i was given enough details about this by witnesses. >> reporter: u.s. officials say they have no evidence that the attack was pre-mediated, but as calm appeared to be restored in downtown cairo saturday, the scene of the first protest gives hope that other demonstrations will follow suit. christiana mutch channel 2 ler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now a mission to secure the embassy is in jeopardy. u.s. said yesterday it was sending in an elite team of marines, but today the sudanese government is now holding up that mission. u.s. officials did not elaborate on the objections. >>> the southern california lawmaker link to the anti- islammic film flaming those proehls those protests appears this morning. >> anything to say? >> it was around 12:30 with nakoula basseley nakoula spoke. federal probation officers interviewed nakoula for about 90 minutes to determine if he violated the term of his
of the recession and america's new energy boom. in fact the united states is the third largest producer of oil in the world today. oil production has jumped 13%. because of advances in technology. hydraulic fracturing core fracking can. extract oil from shale rock. and from the gulf of mexico it is bringing even more oil! with those advances, the largest consumer of crude oil needs more than it produces. 29 percent of the imported oil comes from right next door. from the area of canada and 90% comes from mexico, venezuela and 14 percent of the imports are coming from saudi arabia. president obama and mitt romney want to clean it off of its dependence on foreign oil. expanding domestic oil production is crucial but there are key differences in the approach. >> meeting the goal of cutting our oil dependence is on to the things. first, to find and produce more oil at home and the second is to reduce of our overall dependence on foreign oil. with cleaner alternatives. >> curbing consumption is one of his " deep ministration posing 54 gal. per mile on carmakers. and also alternate forms of energy t
this country forward. now it is my distinct honor to brow the president of the united states. i wouldn't want his job, right? ladies and gentlemen, president barack obama. [ cheers and applause ]
of the united states. >> people feel they have an expectation of privacy that the government will not track them. >> we're hoping that the court agrees with us. >> the case now rests with u.s. district judge in san francisco. a ruling is expected any day. f.b.i. would not discuss who it may be targeting in this area who are or whether these demands for records have caught any terrorists. we'll be reporting back on how the court rules. >> if you are looking for the hottest place on earth, you don't have to go very far. death valley national park holds the record. 134 degree temperature was recorded back in 1913. previously researchers said the record was set back in 1922 in libya. but they say that temperature was recorded incorrectly. >> we are so hot. let's go to leigh glaser. >> it is hot in l.a. as i mentioned 103 degrees. long beach, 103, as well. so it's not like a little cooling there. expected high in l.a., 91 tomorrow and hot in palm springs 102 as you work your way north, fresno 101. you see so the fog bank and that will have cool the coastal communities. and we'll look for sacramento,
aspects of the cleanup. those are the regional water quality control board and the united states environmental protection agency. these agencies review the navy's work plans prior to them conducting the work. they review all the data after the work is done, and verify that it is correct. and they verify that air monitoring and fences and controls are in place when the work is being done. in addition, they also conduct independent scans, which our radiological expert will speak to you about in just a moment. for the past 10 years, amack, environmental and infrastructure has provided independent oversight and review of this navy's cleanup program on behalf of tida. they also have a consultant who works with them, ngts, and they provide independent review and analysis of the navy's radiological cleanup activities for tida. mr. bob burns is here. he's the chief executive officer of ngts and a certified health fizz sift and he has over 20 years of experience in radiological assessment and will give you a preparation on the rairadiological issues at trease island. >> good afternoon. i
and sustainable terminals and the united states. the public art program continues its 30-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the oth
are still struggling for equal opportunity in the gay community around the uss. united states. there are significant portions of this country where being gay or lesbian or in any way different prohibits you from participating openly in government and especially in dealing with issues. one of the reasons i'm so proud of the gay community here is the fact that it sets the example for not only san francisco, but for the bay area, california, and i think for the nation as it opens up to gay lesbian bisexual and transgender and queer individuals, that there need to be issues addressed, they need to be open, and most importantly in my mind, the fact that for so many years members of our community were denied the opportunity to meaningfully participate in the process, and yet they had so much to give. and you're seeing that in this argument anauditorium. you have so many applicants, the desire to serve our community, but not just the lgbt community, the entire community. >> chair kim: thank you. >> members of the committee, madam chair, supervisor wiener, my name is miguel gustos, a
to other countries, representing not just san francisco but the united states of america. i wanted to thank sarah confrom the richmond sf blog for alerting us and congratulate chef lalu from assiza if you can. i think people know i was on the school board for eight years when we enacted our arts education plan for the school district. this week is national arts in education week. i know some of my colleagues from jane kim to david campos know this but our education master plan is a model for other school districts around the country. this week there is a number of events, one on wednesday, at the asian art museum is a special gathering called the creative impact public reception and it's free to teachers and parents throughout the san francisco bay area. it's a fair that will highlight 35 of our city's arts organizations that really focus on providing arts in the schools. i also wanted to say that my daughter is really a beneficiary of our arts education master plan in the school district as are many of our kids here on the board of supervisors. but the arts education master plan main goal
for preapprentices. we went through many zip codes, making sure there's state law for apprentice unite lie station, which includeed preapprentice programs. today we have 4 community based organizations. san juaquin, cypress mandella, alameda county, citybuiod, sf county, apoi, san mateo county, proge==ject build. we would like to thank you for your outstanding after fort, and city staff that worked in labor apresent itions on both of the training classes. >> t*fs a pleasure for me to do that, there were some great folk that is came out. i think you know one. success stories happening on one of the (inaudible). i knew from the very fist day that young man came into that program that he would make someone a perfect employee, and he d. it's been profound for me to work with the member members of jtop. i've maerd of you, i've heard your names many times. though, i'm not try to rush you away, i can't recall the entire lines of the poem by langston hughes. in reference to retirement, life is short, aoeltd desert first. [giggles]. mass [applause] >> good evening commissioners : art shanks, hhere wit
. others were protesting on their own time to vent their anger against the united states over the anti-muslim film it allegedly produced in southern california. >>> pope benedict xvi called for peace in the middle east during an open air mass in lebanon today. his appeal comes during a three- day visit aimed at united christians and muslims. the pontiff planned the trip before the unrest broke out this week over the film. he made no reference to the protests but he urged for peace in syria, dekraaiing the violence which -- dekraaiing the violence -- de crying the violence he says causes so much suffering. >>> the man who allegedly produced the film may have gone into hiding. nakoula basseley nakoula was interviewed by the l.a. sheriff's department. after the interview he decided not to return home. investigators are trying to determine whether nakoula who was convicted of bank fraud violated his probation terms. >>> more on a deadly crash north of sacramento. the boat operator was drunk when he crashed into another boat last night. it happened at angle wright lake in yuba county. two p
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